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1 hr ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

4 kids, 2 adults killed in Texas shooting

Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.


Related Topix: Spring, TX, Kids

6 hrs ago |

Nazi suspect denied bail in US on German warrant

Defense lawyers argued that 89-year-old Johann "Hans" Breyer is in frail health and deteriorating in prison.


Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen)

10 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp.


Related Topix: Kids, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Carroll County, MD

10 hrs ago |

Groups: Immigrant kids need deportation lawyers

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs who range in age from 10 to 17. The plaintiffs came to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kids

12 hrs ago | WBTV

Kids still getting too much 'screen time'

U.S. teenagers are still spending hours in front of the TV and computer every day -- despite years of expert advice that kids' "screen time" should be limited, a new government study finds.


Related Topix: Kids, Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

13 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Film follows dream of 4 young US Hispanics

The new documentary "Underwater Dreams" follows four teenage boys living in Arizona as they build an underwater robot for a major science competition.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kids

14 hrs ago | The Olympian

Obama officials pledge to stem immigration tide

"We have not been what I would say successful yet" in ensuring that the unaccompanied kids are processed by the Border Patrol as quickly as required, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kids, FEMA, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Texas Government, Texas

15 hrs ago | 1450 WILM NEWSRADIO

Parents Warned Not To Use Sunscreen Spray On Kids

" Consumer Reports " is warning parents not to use sunscreen spray on their kids.


Related Topix: Kids, Food and Drug Administration

15 hrs ago | EDGE

Russian Lawmaker Wants to Ban 100-Ruble, Says it Will 'Harm' Kids

The 100-ruble note, worth about $3 USD has one Russian lawmaker seeing red, and calling for the level of currency to be banned on the grounds that it will turn children gay, according to Gay Star News.


Related Topix: Kids, Gay/Lesbian

16 hrs ago | WIBA-AM Madison

No Bailout for the Border Kids

President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry will meet on Wednesday to talk about the humanitarian emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, but the real fireworks are likely to be on Capitol Hill, where Democrats and Republicans will begin working on the president's $3.7 billion funding request for emergency operations to deal with the crisis.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Kids, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

18 hrs ago | Times Herald

About 1 in 4 young teens meet screen-time guidelines

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... Only 27% of kids ages 12-15 meet the recommended limit of two hours or less of TV plus computer use daily, new government statistics show.


Related Topix: Kids, Life, Nutrition, Food

22 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

US teenagers score in middle of pack on international financial literacy test, Shanghai on top

The United States runs in the middle of the pack when it comes to the financial knowledge and skills of 15-year-old boys and girls, according to an international study released Wednesday.


Related Topix: Teenagers

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Florida lawyers fired for calling Palestinians 'swine,' 'cockroaches'

Two South Florida public defenders were fired Tuesday after making inflammatory remarks on social media about Palestinians allegedly celebrating the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Teenagers, Startups, Facebook, Broward County, FL

The Salinas Californian

Police: Parents left children in car while gambling

Police said a South Dakota couple left their children in a car unattended while they gambled at a casino early Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Kids, Dell Rapids, SD, Drugs, Minnehaha County, SD

No new hearings for Michigan juvenile lifers

It is the latest in a series of rulings across the country as 28 states wrestle with how to apply a landmark 2012 U.S. Supreme Court opinion to thousands of convicts sent to prison years ago.


Related Topix: Teenagers, US Supreme Court, US News

Poll: California's digital divide still gaping

Patrons use computers at the Hayward Library Tech Lab on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Hayward, Calif.


Related Topix: California, Hayward, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Kids, Santa Clara University

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Border money request won't include policy change

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, and her son depart the bus station in McAllen, Texas.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Washington, DC, Barack Obama, Kids

The Modesto Bee

Michigan park to become mud pit for annual event

Kids 12 and under are getting the chance to run, jump or wade into the 75-by-150-foot pit at the park in Westland for two hours Tuesday.


Related Topix: Kids, Weird

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News Herald

Women refugees of Syrian war recount harsh ordeals

In the spring of 2013, Najwa, 32, fled Aleppo, Syria, after a car bomb detonated outside her building while her two young children were playing on the street.


Related Topix: Kids

Police: Officer who killed family had raped wife

A Utah police officer who killed his wife, their two children, his mother-in-law and then himself received text messages from his wife just hours earlier threatening to leave him and take their kids and confronting him for raping her, new documents show.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sundance Film Festival, Kids, Spanish Fork, UT